Archive for June, 2014

June 25, 2014 0

Computer-Painted Characters

By in color, digital, heads, men, paintings, women

My computer-painted characters are quicker and more satisfying to draw. I had to reach back into my experience mixing acrylic paints to think of the right kinds of shadows. Still, I feel more confident that I can paint in a pleasant way any subject that occurs to me. Backgrounds and bodies soon to come.

June 22, 2014 0

It’s Everyone’s Prehistoric Pal

By in dinosaurs, watercolor, watercolour

This is eryops. He’s everyone’s prehistoric pal.

June 19, 2014 0

Morning Paintings

By in color, paintings, sketches, watercolor, watercolour

Morning paintings, on my deck. I’m aware that one of the cars is on the sidewalk, but I didn’t plan this one very well. Still, I like it.

June 13, 2014 0

Cool Colours

By in color, digital, heads

Trying to do shadows, contrasts, in a different colour palette. Still a ways to go, but I’m happier with some aspects. Seems to take a lot of practice.

June 4, 2014 0

Backyard Sketches

By in black and white, brush pen, color, sketches, watercolor, watercolour

These are sketches from the backyard garden of my cherished friend. Above is a gingko tree, though it’s hard to tell. Below, a hair in the scanner, darn it. But I’m too lazy to erase it. The spindly-looking thing is a catalpa tree, which apparently takes a while to “leaf out.” I was using Asian […]

June 4, 2014 0

More Paintings in Parks

By in montreal, paintings, parks, watercolor, watercolour

Parc des Faubourgs. I painted this from the steps of the Latin American Church across the street (rue Ontario). That’s my bike on the right. Square Viger. Called “Square” in both English and French (not “Carré”) This is an odd little place, full of sculpture, but which has a bed reputation, because it’s isolated and […]